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African Dreams

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   13 Fraser Road | Fairview Heights, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Ranked #15 of 70 Somerset West B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
chrisconrad Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent a wonderful week with Vanessa and the polygon Peter - fantastic hosts. Knowledgeable about the Cape and consummate hosts. If you are looking for a central located place from which to explore the wine lands - this is the place for you. Highly recommended.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Chris and Joanne We are always happy to reflect the positive enthusiasm displayed by such well traveled and informed guest! We were honored by your visit. Many thanks for your very complimentary review; it was a pleasure and a privilege to be your hosts. We wish you well with your future plans and trust that we will indeed be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed with Vanessa and Peter on a few occasions and always look forward to my stay at the little gem that is Arican Dreams. The service, rooms and breakfasts are world class along with the warmth exuded by my wonderful hosts. I wouldn't stay anywhere else when I am down in the CT area. Andrew Bahlmamn Johannesburg

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, wow what an amazing review by such a well versed and extensive traveler! Thank you so very much. Actually we just do that what we love doing and we are so blessed to share our home and guest house with wonderful and interesting people from S.A. and from all over the world! We are looking forward to your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning property with stunning views. Stayed on a business trip but over the weekend. Good for both business and pleasure. Lovely hosts with lots of great breakfast! Would definitely stay there again on either a business or leisure trip.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear 'Bagpusspurrs' Many thanks for your excellent review and we are happy that we could 'brighten up' a business trip over the weekend by introducing you to the 'African Dreams way' of enjoying the Cape! It is always a pleasure and fun to showcase South African fare, fresh fruit and special delicacies in our breakfast spread and we just love... More

Siorac-en-Perigord, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful 3 days in August and Vanessa was very helpful.The room was spotless when we arrived and the view really superb .We were very happy with our stay and Vanessa went the extra mile when we mislaid a few things. Highly recommended and we hope to return next year

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Leon It was super to meet you and your 'great boys'! It was a pleasure having you stay with us and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you were satisfied with the service that we offer. We always try and accommodate the wishes of our guests and do try and assist where ever we... More

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our one night stay was far too short. I would recommend African Dreams to anyone and everyone. It has wonderful hospitable owners who are ever willing to ensure that your stay is pleasant. The breakfast was outstanding.Thanks again for your wonderful welcome and warmth.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Mike We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your short stay at AFRICAN DREAMS and so happy to hear that our breakfast was memorable! You are right, the views are truly magnificent and something we value and feel very privileged to enjoy every day too! It was an absolute pleasure for Peter and I to meet with you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We would certainly recommend that you stay with Vanessa & Peter. They were wonderful. Kind helpful & always on hand to help us in any way. Restaurant can be booked by Vanessa any time & advice & help with visiting this wonderful part of South Africa is freely & kindly given.

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dearest 'Tinklers' Thank you for you very positive review. From our side it is our pleasure to be of service to such fine and kind guests as yourselves! We love our home, the area where we live and we find tremendous joy in sharing our knowledge with our guests and to assist wherever we can. We are looking forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

We spent our wedding night at African Dreams. Vanessa made sure the room was warm when we got in(it was a very cold night) and even arranged some romantic surprises! Breakfast was such treat, the views are amazing and everything is presented so beautifully that you really feel very spoilt! There is nothing I can fault, our stay was lovely,... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Tanya We are so happy that we could contribute to making your wedding night so special and that you enjoyed our 'little surprises for a special couple'! We loved having you with us and it was a pleasure serving you our AFRICAN DREAMS gourmet breakfast. We wish you and Harry all the best for the future and a long... More

Kenton on Sea, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My experience at the African Dreams Guest House was excellent. Despite the heavy rain on my arrival, Vanessa made me welcome and ensured that I was comfortable. The room was excellent, comfortable and spacious. The living room and other common areas are a great feature of this guest house and provides a fantastic view of Somerset West and the Sea.... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Hendrik We thank you for your positive review and we are delighted that we could offer you a warm and welcoming room in the ice-cold Cape winter! One forgets how cold it can get here and therefore we pride ourselves in offering our guests heated rooms with electric blankets for those cold nights! It was an absolute pleasure meeting... More

Frankfurt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed at African Dreams for ten days in April. The guesthouse is conveniently located and situated in a fabulous setting within the Spanish Farm area of Somerset West. The grounds are extensive and the area is peaceful, both during the day and at night. A fabulous guesthouse, well worth a stay! The owners, Vanessa and Peter are brilliant hosts... More

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Uwe and Ute, it was such a pleasure to meet you both and have you staying at AFRICAN DREAMS. We thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful chats we had with you and it is always so rewarding for us to share aspects and facts of this exquisite country with guests who have also fallen in love with Somerset West and South... More

Chieming, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Staying for nearly one month on self catering basis - the second time - we enjoyed so much the enthusiastic location, the perfect accomodation, cleanliness and service, Vanessas warm, her and her husbands Peter cultivated hospitality, always ready to help, perfect organizing ability, we felt like home. And will come again. Elke & Hans-Dieter

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african78087, Owner at African Dreams, responded to this review

Dear Elke, dear Hans-Dieter Thank you for your review and it has been such a pleasure to welcome you both back to AFRICAN DREAMS this year again! We are looking forward to doing another Fish Braai (Barbecue) or maybe some excellent S.A. meat on the coals for you, when we next have the pleasure of welcoming you back! Kindest regards,... More

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Address: 13 Fraser Road | Fairview Heights, Somerset West 7130, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Somerset West
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Hotel Class:4 star — African Dreams 4*
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